Washington, D.C. – Experts from the American Institutes for Research (AIR) will present and participate in more than 30 sessions at the 6nd annual conference of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The conference will be held March 25-29 in Mexico City, Mexico.
The theme of this year’s conference is “Re-mapping Global Education: South-North Dialogue.” CIES is the largest and oldest such society in the world, with more than 3,000 individual members that include researchers, analysts, practitioners, and students from across the globe.
AIR experts will present on a wide variety of topics, including early grades reading, literacy, assessment and more. View the complete program to learn about all AIR presentations at CIES, including session locations, dates and times.
Selected CIES presentations by AIR experts include:
Monday, March 26
Are You Bilingual? Unpacking “Language” in Language Mapping in Mozambique
AIR Presenters: Pooja Nakamura, Kaitlin Carson and Nisha Rai
Perspectives from ILSAs on Education, Training, Prison, and Careers (Panel)
- Exploring the U.S. PIAAC Prison Study: Skills, Work Experience, Education, and Training in Prison
AIR Presenters: Emily Pawlowski and Jaleh Soroui
- A Comparative Profile of 15-Year-Old Students Who Expect to Work in Finance: An Analysis Using PISA 2015 Financial Literacy Data
AIR Presenter: Yuqi Liao
Tuesday, March 27
Early Grade Reading in Haiti: Connecting the Dots of Research, Policy, and Practice
AIR Presenters: Rachelle Mathurin and Pierre-Michel Laguerre
Pro-Poor Programming: Evidence from an RCT of a Remedial Learning Program in Kenyan Refugee Camps
AIR Presenter: Nisha Rai
Wednesday, March 28
What Makes Education Development Work? Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice (Panel)
AIR Panel Chair: Jerrold Keilson
Using PIAAC Data to Look at the Skills of Adults Across the Life Course (Panel)
- U.S. Young Adult Numeracy Skills Lagging Behind: Results from PIAAC
AIR Presenter: Emily Pawlowski
- Construction of a Proxy SES Index for the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies
AIR Presenters: Juliet Holmes and Markus Broer
- Examining the Skills and Health Outcomes of Older Adults
AIR Presenter: Jaleh Soroui
Thursday, March 29
A, B, C’s, Not as Easy as 1, 2, 3: Strengthening Literacy Interventions in Conflict and Crisis
AIR Presenters: Rebecca Stone and Amy West
Established in 1946, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., the American Institutes for Research (AIR) is a nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization that conducts behavioral and social science research and delivers technical assistance both domestically and internationally in the areas of health, education, and workforce productivity. For more information, visit www.air.org.